English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Entry 2 Speaking and Listening

Ref: C3840943

We will use real life situations to ask questions and get information, listen for the general idea and details, and give information about events in the past, present and future. We will use role plays to practice useful conversations, for example, at the doctor’s, in a job interview. We will work on ways to improve your pronunciation.

Course aim

This course will build on the speaking and listening skills you learned at Entry 1. This course leads to a City & Guilds Entry 2 Speaking and Listening qualification.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need to talk to a member of staff and do a short activity to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464
  • You must be able to ask for and give simple information, follow simple instructions, and listen for information in everyday situations.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify the main points in a short conversation or explanation.
  • Answer questions about who, what, when, where why, and how.
  • Talk about myself in the past, say what I am doing now, and what I want to do in the future.
  • Ask questions to get information in a range of everyday situations.
  • Identify what other people think and feel in a simple discussion.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress
  • The tutor will also explain what the exam will be like, and they will give you lots of practice so you know what to expect.

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • Official document(s) showing your name, address, date of birth Certificates for English / English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) qualifications you have. Paper, pen/pencil to every lesson, folder to put your work in, small notebook.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • It is useful if you are already trying to use your English, e.g. talking to neighbours, reading signs, writing short notes or letters, and watching TV in English (maybe with subtitles).

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Entry 2 Speaking and Listening Course Outline

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Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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